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The purpose of this resource is to develop an understanding of plants' response to light. Students will do simple... see more

Working in medical teams, students balance competing priorities for the conservation of an endangered species and devise... see more

Instructions on how to set up and guide students through a lab examining environmental effects of hatch rates on easy to... see more

The World’s biodiversity is in serious decline. We do not know the total number of species that were on this planet, say,... see more

Games, puzzles and activities centered around nature and science for kids grades K-12.  Developed by the U.S. Geological... see more

Students engage in a hands-on, active lesson about food chains in a marine environment, predator‐prey relationships and... see more

The purpose of this resource is to develop an understanding of plants' response to light. Students will do simple... see more

The purpose of this resource is to increase students' awareness of the qualitative changes in plants during green-up and... see more

The purpose of this resource is to develop an understanding of the relationship between budburst and the environment and... see more

The purpose of this resource is to observe when selected bird species first arrive at your study site, and to count the... see more

The purpose of this resource is to measure and classify the plant life at a Land Cover Site to help determine the MUC... see more

The purpose of this resource is to observe budburst on selected trees at a Land Cover or Phenology Site. All students... see more

A lesson plan that accompanies an article about government agencies' efforts to remove rainbow trout that were once... see more

This Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) site focuses on the science and impacts of global warming or climate change,... see more

The Great Lakes are vast, and provide fabulous laboratories for people to learn about everything from hydrology to... see more

The purpose of this resource is to observe plant green-down and report greendown data to help validate estimates of the... see more

The purpose of this resource is to recognize patterns of green-up at the plant, landscape and regional scales. This... see more

The purpose of this resource is to observe plant green-up and report data that will be used by scientists to validate... see more

Students will learn about how humans can have negative impacts on the environment and endangered species. They will be... see more

The purpose of this resource is to explore what pigments exist in leaves and their importance. Students will conduct an... see more

The purpose of the resource is to investigate changes in the major land cover types of Study Sites by examining Landsat... see more

Students analyze data on temperature and precipitation collected from 26 different Long Term Ecological Research sites... see more

This s a simple and fun classroom activity where students exercise their creativity by coming up with various methods to... see more

The purpose of this resource is to help students understand the connection between remote sensing, computer imagery, and... see more